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Church Triumphant: 25 Men and Women who Gave Their Lives to Christ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In a culture that views good as evil and evil as good, and where it often takes courage to live according to God’s ways, we need the saints. If the demands of life leave you little time to read, but you want to learn from the lives of holy men and women, this book is for you.
Man on Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
The Saint of the Impossible: Everything You Wanted to Know About Saint Jude
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Many know of Saint Jude, but few know about him. This is the story of the Patron of Desperate Cases, the Saint of Last Resort. It tells about his family, travels, miracles, petitions, prayers of thanks. It’s all here, at last; Details of his life that waited 2000 years to be told.
Louisiana's A-Z Something Extra: Lagniappe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
A personal and historical journey through Louisiana visits the Bayou State's four corners. From alligators in bayous to Zydeco music, the historical background and the author's stories of growing up in Louisiana give the reader a warm-hearted, sometimes poignant, look at a state influenced by three colonial powers--France, Spain, and England--and today's Creole and Cajun cultures.
An Eye On Eternity: The Life and Death of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Who was Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati? He was born in Turin, Italy in 1901. Although his family was wealthy, he befriended the poor and defenseless, the sick and the marginalized. Pier Giorgio prayed the Rosary and attended Mass every day. From this daily contact with God he derived the strength to serve others. Learn more about: The Life and Death of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati.
Walk With Michael: A Short Story.
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
Short Story: Join Author Quincy Loux in a classic tale between good and evil. David is a man torn between his Christian faith and a life of alcohol and drugs, when David finds himself at the wrong place at the wrong time, he finds himself in front of the Devil. David turns to his lord for help in his time of need; Arch-Angel Michael comes to his aid and helps him battle the beast, and preserve hi
Saint Agnes of Montepulciano
Series: Super Saints, Book 68. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
During one of Catherine of Siena's ecstasies, she exclaimed, referring to St. Agnes of Montepulciano: "I give you thanks oh my Lord, for showing me the place that will be mine (in Paradise), next to my sister Agnes." Who is this Saint (virtually unknown in our country) that a powerful Saint and Doctor of the Church - Catherine of Siena should say this of her?
Saint Vincent de Paul
Series: Super Saints, Book 51. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In southern France, close to the Spanish border, in the small village of Pouy, the family of a future Saint was expecting the birth of their third child. This day, a little bitter from the cold and dampness, would be brightened by the cry of a baby boy, as he takes his first peek at the world outside the safety of his loving mother’s womb.
Saint Augustine and Saint Monica
Series: Super Saints, Book 50. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
We talk of touchability and we think of this Saint. If we’re not careful, we ignore his strength, and become comfortable in his weakness. We speak of conversion, and he comes right to the forefront of our minds. It’s so reassuring; St. Augustine had 30 years to reform his life. We like that idea; convert me, Lord, but can You wait ‘till tomorrow!
Saint Margaret of Cortona
Series: Super Saints, Book 49. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
As we begin our story of Saint Margaret, we need to add another name that has been used to paint a portrait of this gentle, yet powerful Saint: “Magdalen of the Seraphic Order.” A book could be written around that one title. But then let Jesus speak to you.